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Christmas Whine

How was your Christmas? Mine was a mix of good and bad. Besides my chronic challenges I had a miserable cold and had somehow managed to strain my back. I was in a lot of pain, and walking, even sitting, … Continue reading

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Health and Holiday Update

So I am still experiencing nausea with a low grade fever. You can also add to that periods of excessive sweating and mega thirst and urination. The thirst and urination could be blamed on high blood sugar, except my blood … Continue reading

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The Worst Gift I Ever Received

I am taking part today in Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. Prompt 4. Best or worst gift you’ve ever received. It was the Christmas season of 1983, the year Cabbage Patch Kids were so hot people were fighting each other for … Continue reading

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The Awful Truth

A couple of weeks ago eight and a half year old Tyler asked me if the Tooth Fairy was real. After much stalling and deliberation I decided to tell him the truth and he was okay with it. He didn’t … Continue reading

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Christmas at Our House 2014

We had a very nice day yesterday. Life is far from perfect but I am grateful for so many blessings; a roof over my head, enough food to eat and my unique family that consists of Tyler, Jacques, and Grant. … Continue reading

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Way to Get a Sweet Pair of Pants and Underwear!

Inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. 3. What was the last thing you bought? On Saturday, Tyler and I set out with two objectives:  To get an Advent Calendar (or a Countdown to Christmas Calendar) as it was December 1st, and … Continue reading

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Prostituting Myself

After some successful Black Friday shopping, Tyler and I headed to Marc’s to do our weekly shopping.  Marc’s is, to me an Ohio wonder as their groceries are about 50% less than the local Giant Eagle’s and a third of … Continue reading

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When Do I Tell My Child We’re Poor?

As many know, chronic illness often brings about chronic poverty.  My husband and I have been dealing with this since 2008, when I got laid off from work and found myself too sick to look for another position. We qualified … Continue reading

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Happy to See 2011 Go, Especially This Week!

Poor Tyler.  He has been home all week for Winter break and what a week it’s been for me healthwise.  He has been great through it all I have to say. As I have told you, I have been going … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Tyler: Christmas in Pictures

        Total amount of stress, preparation, ordering toys:  10 days, 5 hours, 37 minutes Total time it took to open gifts:  15 minutes Worth it to see your child’s delight:  Definitely  

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